écorcher

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French escorchier, inherited from Late Latin excorticāre, excorticō, from cortex. Compare the borrowing décortiquer. Unrelated to écorcer.

Verb[edit]

écorcher

  1. to skin (to remove the skin off)
  2. (reflexive) to graze (one's body)

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